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Monthly Amazon Prime memberships just got more expensive

Amazon Prime is the online store’s subscription service. Amazon Amazon is raising Prime membership fees for people who pay monthly. The increase will be from $10.99 to $12.99 per month. The cost will still be $99 for those who pay for an annual membership up front. Amazon announced today that …

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Coca-Cola debuts massive recycling efforts, but critics remain

Scott Olson/Getty Coca-Cola announced on Friday that for every bottle it sells, it will recycle the equivalent number of bottles.  Greenpeace slammed Coca-Cola for focusing on recycling, instead of making moves to decrease its use of single-serve plastic bottles.  Coca-Cola’s CEO said that if Coke can manage to recycle the …

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Bitcoin 101: Your essential guide to cryptocurrency

Thomson ReutersBitcoin is everywhere. The cryptocurrency is seemingly in the news every day as investors and businesses try to understand the future of this digital finance. But what is Bitcoin all about? Why is it suddenly on every financial news program? And what does it mean to you? Find out …

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Stock market news today January 19

Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider’s summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Sign up here to get the best of Business Insider delivered direct to your inbox. Congress on Friday began careening toward a partial shutdown of the federal government, as a funding bill appears stalled in the …

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Goverment shutdown 2018: Trump, Schumer deal at White House?

Chuck Schumer and Donald Trump. Alex Wong/Getty Images The government will enter a partial shutdown at midnight unless Congress passes a funding bill. President Donald Trump invited Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to the White House to try and broker a deal to keep the government open. Schumer and Democrats …

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How to cancel, quit Amazon Prime subscription

Rafi Letzter/Tech Insider It can be confusing to figure out how to cancel Amazon Prime.  I cancelled my Prime subscription after the monthly price increased.  Here’s a step-by-step guide to how you can do the same, for whatever reason.  When news broke that Amazon was raising prices for monthly subscribers, …

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